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pre·test

pretest

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pri test
definition 1: a preliminary test or trial of a product, questionnaire, or the like.
definition 2: a test given to determine if a student or class is adequately prepared to start a new course of study.
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: pri test
inflections: pretested, pretesting, pretests
definition: to subject (a student, product, or the like) to a preliminary test.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: pri test
definition: to administer a preliminary test.